from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Deliberate; intentional.
  • adjective Prospective; future.
  • noun A person whom one intends to marry; a fiancé or fiancée.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Purposed; to be, or to be done, according to an agreement or design: as, an intended entertainment; her intended husband.
  • noun An intended husband or wife: with a possessive pronoun preceding.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Made tense; stretched out; extended; forcible; violent.
  • adjective Purposed; designed.
  • adjective Betrothed; affianced.
  • noun One with whom marriage is designed; one who is betrothed; an affianced lover.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Planned.
  • noun Fiancé or fiancée.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of intend.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective resulting from one's intentions
  • adjective future; betrothed


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